Toyota Challenges Meteorologists to Drive Around With Sunroofs Synced to Their Forecasts

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Everyone loves to complain about the weatherman messing up the forecast, but Toyota decided to actually do something about it.

At least, that's the premise of this new reality-style ad for the automaker's Aygo model (sold in Europe). In the two-minute spot, three television forecasters are given special versions of the car to drive, with a sunroof rigged to stay closed when he or she predicts rain, and open when he or she expects it to shine—regardless of what actually comes out of the skies.

Cue obvious footage of one weather anchor cursing as a small mountain of snow dumps onto her head (did she not see it, or did the rules bar her from sweeping it off before she got in?), and another hilariously pleading for mercy as he gets drenched in a downpour.



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